, NAIROBI, Kenya, July 24 – The Ministry of Lands is set to close 13 registries from Monday for two months to allow it to digitize its records.
In an advert in the local dailies Lands Cabinet Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi stated that the digitisation of land records is intended to improve service delivery through electronic land transactions.
“The Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning is in the process of digitizing land records in 13 land registries,” he stated.
He pointed out that the exercise is being undertaken by land registrars from various stations, including Nairobi
“This is therefore to notify members of the public that services in the registries will be disrupted for a period of two months starting from Monday 25th July 2016 to Monday 26th September 2016 since the land registrars will be involved in the exercise,” he pointed out.
He however said that booking of registration forms and online searches through the e-citizen portal will not be affected.”The Ministry apologises for any inconvenience caused.”